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Agriculture and World Trade Liberalization: Socio-environmental Perspectives on the Common Agricultural Policy

Edited By: Michael R Redclift, Joseph N Lekakis and George P Zanias

269 pages, Figs, tab

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81214 | ISBN: 0851992978
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About this book

The purpose of this book is to discuss the current and future issues surrounding agriculture and its relationship to trade, sustainability and the environment. It is based on selected papers from an international conference entitled `European Agriculture at the Crossroads: Competition and Sustainability' held in Crete in 1996 and further updated with the European Commission's Agenda 2000 in mind.


International trade, environment and the CAP - complex relationships; the international trade framework; free trade, economic recovery and the global environment; freedom to farm - agricultural policy liberalization in the US and EU; trade, environment and the CAP; agricultural liberalization and the "Double Dividend"; trade liberaliztion and European agriculture; slaying the dragon? the impact of the WTO agreement on the CAP; US agri-environmental policies and their impact on competitiveness and environmental quality; aspects of environment and food security in European agricultural policy; Europe's cereals sector and world trade requirements to 2030; beyond agriculture? towards sustainable modernization.

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